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Royal British Legion (RBL) Riders Branch visits Cricklade for a public PRESENTATION – Wednesday 19th February 2014 at The White Hart Hotel

 RBL.Logoa01The Cricklade branch of the Royal British Legion is to hold a General Meeting on Wednesday 19th February commencing at 7.15 pm in the White Hart Hotel  Cricklade (Members only).
This will be followed at
8pm by an open presentation by the RBL Riders Branch. Continue reading


The 437(T) Sqdn, Royal Canadian Air Force attends the Cricklade Royal British Legion Remembrance Day Parade.

RBL90logo1The Cricklade Branch of the Royal British Legion  are holding their Annual Parade and Remembrance Parade and Service this weekend. The 437(T) Sqdn, Royal Canadian Air Force, (formed at Blakehill Farm in 1944)  will join with the Cricklade Royal British Legion, Crickladelogo302 Band, Civic and uniformed groups on Sunday for the Remembrance Day Parade and wreath-laying service. Continue reading

Remembrance Sunday 13th November 2011 – Schedule from 10.10am to 12.50pm.

Every November The Royal British Legion presents the nation with the opportunity to remember all those who have lost their lives in defence of our Country, the fight against terrorism and to support democracy in the world. This year celebrates the 90th anniversary of the formation of the British Legion. All the people of Cricklade and surrounding districts are invited to join in the remembrance events.

The schedule for the day will be as follows:
10.10am Cricklade Band march from “The Club” to the Town Hall
10.25 am The Band lead Veterans/Scouts/Guides/Schools to War Memorial
10.50 am Wreath laying commences
11.00 am The Two minutes Silence
11.10 am Band lead parade to St. Sampson’s Church.
11.25 am Remembrance Service commences
12.40 pm Short service and wreath laying at Blakehill Farm Memorials.

Organisations wishing to lay a wreath at the War Memorial should contact Mrs Tina Jones at the Town Council offices (751394) The Offices will be open on Remembrance Sunday Morning for the collection of wreaths and a cup of coffee.

Cricklade Branch of the British Legion celebrated with local Schoolchildren 90 yrs of Service on June 10th. 2011.

Details of this event can be read HERE at http://wp.me/pPhCq-Bn


Wiltshire Area Board – Wootton Bassett and Cricklade -awarded grants totaling £7908

At the meeting of the WOOTTON BASSETT and CRICKLADE AREA BOARD of Wiltshire Council held on Wednesday  evening the 2nd. February, the members unanimously agreed to the awarding of the following Grant Applications.

Cricklade Jenner Hall £864 to upgrade  for protection and alarm system.

Cricklade Heritage Trail Project £5,000 to design and install 18 historic interpretation boards.

Wooton Bassett museum and Heritage group £916 to purchase IT equipment.

Cricklade Branch Royal Legion £960 to produce a carpet flower bed.

Application forms for grants for the remaining funds are available from the council’s website www.wiltshire.gov.uk/areaboards